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The Inside the Hall Mailbag: June 30

The Inside the Hall Mailbag is a collection of questions tweeted to us via Twitter (@insidethehall), via email, submitted on our premium forum and sent to us via our Facebook page. Submit your questions and we’ll answer as many as we can. @kyl470 ...

Freshman Focus: Devonte Green

“Freshman Focus” is an Inside the Hall series on each of Indiana’s four incoming freshmen. Over the next couple of weeks, we will take an in-depth look at all four newcomers. Today: Devonte Green. Long Island Lutheran High School coach John Buck is ...

Freshman Focus: Grant Gelon

“Freshman Focus” is an Inside the Hall series on each of Indiana’s four incoming freshmen. Over the next couple of weeks, we will take an in-depth look at all four newcomers. Today: Grant Gelon. Crown Point coach Clint Swan was concerned. As he ...

A look at how unbalanced scheduling could shape the 2016-2017 Big Ten race

One of the pitfalls of conference expansion is the unbalanced schedule that accompanies it. With the Big Ten at 14 members, the conference is entering year three of a scheduling format that includes eight single plays and five home-and-home series each ...

Offseason storylines: How will Indiana replace Yogi Ferrell?

Welcome to offseason storylines, a look into some of the biggest storylines surrounding the 2016-2017 Indiana Hoosiers. First up, a look at the point guard position going into next season and a question to ponder: How will Indiana replace Yogi Ferrell? As ...

Big Ten Power Rankings: Offseason edition

It’s May and more than five months separate us from the opening of the 2016-2017 season, but it’s never a bad time to check in on the Big Ten landscape. Here’s our first stab at forecasting next season’s conference standings with last ...

To stay or to go: Breaking down the impact of Williams, Blackmon Jr. NBA decisions

The deadline to withdraw from the NBA draft is Wednesday, May 25, which means we’ll know in the next 72 hours whether Troy Williams and James Blackmon Jr. will return to Indiana next season. Here’s a look at the impact ...

Breakout candidates in 2016-2017 for each Big Ten team

With plenty of roster turnover and guys leaving early for the NBA in the Big Ten, 2016-17 could be a year of transition for the conference. It should also be a season of opportunity for players to take on bigger roles. ...

Ranking the importance of Big Ten NBA draft decisions

The NBA draft combine takes place next week in Chicago and the deadline for players who haven’t hired an agent to withdraw from school is now just three weeks away. Ten Big Ten underclassmen have opted to test the draft waters without hiring an ...

A ranking of the Big Ten programs over the past five years

Measuring success of a program over a set period of time is a difficult exercise because there are plenty of factors that belong in the equation. Some would argue that NCAA tournament success is the most important ingredient. Others might ...